Animal Farm (1954) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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Animal Farm (1954) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Animal Farm

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Traditional Animation
  • Louis de Rochemont Film, Halas and Batchelor Production
  • Animation Studio: Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
  • Distributed by: Distributors Corporation of America (DCA)- US, Associated British Pathe
  • Cartoon Characters: Old Major, Boxer the Cart-Horse, Snowball, Napoleon, Cow, Farmer Jones.
  • Voice Actors: Maurice Denham, Gordon Heath.
  • Directed By John Halas, Joy Batchelor.
  • Produced By John Halas, Joy Batchelor, Louis de Rochemont.
  • Animated By Arthur Humberstone, Ralph Ayries, Edrick Radage, Harold Whitaker, Frank Moysey, John F. Reed.
  • Awards: Diploma, Berlin Film Festival, 1955, Critics Choice, Great Britain, 1955; more Awards More Awards...
  • Music: Matyas Seiber.
  • Editor: Jack King.
  • Originally Released on December 29, 1954. (more dates More Dates...)
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 74 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • United Kingdom  United Kingdom

Cartoon Summary:

Manor Farm has fallen on hard times, and Farmer Jones takes it out on his animals. Prize boar-hog Old Major calls a meeting, attended by his fellow pigs, Boxer the horse, Benjamin the donkey and the other animals. Old Major tells them that while he will die of...  (more)

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This was the first feature-length entertainment cartoon made in Great Britain. (According to the studio, this was "Europe's first full-length animated feature." The actual first feature-length cartoon made in Great Britain was "Handling Ships",...  (more)

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Though Animal Farm may lack the moralistic, happy-happy approach Snow White may have had, it delivers it's message more vividly and truly makes it an unforgettable classic.

Annoyed with the attitude of Farmer Jones, the pigs lead a revolution...  (read more)

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